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News archive for December, 2012

Title Category Contributed
Firefighters tackle second big blaze in 4 months at Kent hospital building near Dover
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Dec 31, 2012 - 11:05 AM
Man and woman die as car smashes into tree on A20 near Ashford
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Dec 31, 2012 - 06:50 AM
Softly softly approach to litter introduced in Canterbury but fines set to start in January 2013
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Dec 30, 2012 - 09:58 AM
16-year-old attacked in Folkestone car park
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 29, 2012 - 04:15 PM
Police in Dover warn people to drink responsibly over the holidays or answer to the law
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Dec 29, 2012 - 11:15 AM
Veteran American Channel Swimming champion Peter Jurzynski wishes Folkestone and Hawkinge a Happy 2013
  • Human interest
  • Have your say!
by editor on Dec 29, 2012 - 08:45 AM
INTERPOL called in to probe mystery of Dover man who failed to return from trip to Tenerife - Photo
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Dec 28, 2012 - 09:34 AM
Party the New Year in like it's 1969 with Ashford Vintage Corporation in Hawkinge
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Dec 27, 2012 - 03:35 PM
Christmas has been kind to Dover
  • Politics
  • Constituency chat
by editor on Dec 27, 2012 - 07:47 AM
Folkestone Churches Winter Shelter into its fourth year providing shelter for the homeless
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Dec 27, 2012 - 06:50 AM
Folkestone Academy students sprint to final and support bid to send young rugby players on South Africa tour
  • Schools
  • News
by editor on Dec 26, 2012 - 05:29 PM
Improvised oxygen mask saves dog but four cats die in Ashford Christmas Day fire
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Dec 26, 2012 - 09:29 AM
Five years on and Shepway finances are transformed, but 'not out of the wood yet'
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on Dec 26, 2012 - 07:15 AM
Great Expectations from Folkestone Classic Film Club's 2013 offerings
  • News
  • Film
by editor on Dec 25, 2012 - 04:05 PM
New Year, new start but January is busiest month for divorce says Kent law firm
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Dec 25, 2012 - 07:10 AM
Fly Folkestone takes off to promote Airshow
  • Events
  • News
by editor on Dec 24, 2012 - 04:30 PM
Six lane swimming pool and multi-sports hall in Hythe moves a step nearer
  • Development
  • News
by admin on Dec 24, 2012 - 02:07 PM
Folkestone man jailed after brass plaques stolen from Hawkinge crematorium
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 23, 2012 - 09:05 AM
Thieves use digger to rip cash machine from wall at Tenterden supermarket
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 23, 2012 - 07:30 AM
Residents get their say over 'challenging' play area proposed for Dover
  • Leisure
  • News
by editor on Dec 22, 2012 - 04:05 PM
Independent Traders in Folkestone raise over £1,100 for Winter Shelter Appeal
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Dec 22, 2012 - 11:35 AM
Happy Christmas for Dover MP as port privatisation plans are blocked
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Dec 22, 2012 - 08:30 AM
Easing of parking restrictions in Folkestone rubber stamped by councillors
  • News
  • Parking
by editor on Dec 21, 2012 - 06:02 PM
Hawkinge Community Centre events - January 2013
  • Events
  • Hawkinge Community Centre
by editor on Dec 21, 2012 - 02:10 PM
Get fit and keep warm this Christmas at Kent Country Parks
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Dec 21, 2012 - 09:05 AM
Hopes for German honey and Mr Badger to hit it off in Canterbury park - Photo
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Dec 21, 2012 - 06:30 AM
Sandbank Airport proposals off Dover District coast meet with opposition from environmentalists
  • Development
  • News
by editor on Dec 20, 2012 - 04:40 PM
Gas meter box thieves in Folkestone leave gas escaping
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 20, 2012 - 11:40 AM
Folkestone final fling though hopes of racecourse resurrection remain
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Dec 20, 2012 - 08:55 AM
Shepway District Council opening times and rubbish collections - Christmas 2012
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on Dec 20, 2012 - 07:00 AM
Decision over Dover Port sale looms but is it too much to hope for sell-off to be axed
  • Politics
  • Constituency chat
by editor on Dec 20, 2012 - 06:05 AM
Save Our Streetlights SOS on Folkestone area roads call from Councillor
  • Road safety
  • News
by editor on Dec 19, 2012 - 05:35 PM
Police renew appeal for witnesses after pedestrian dies in serious collision in South Ashford
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Dec 19, 2012 - 04:35 PM
Life-size steel figure of James Bond local hero immortalised in Dover
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Dec 19, 2012 - 11:40 AM
Dover District Council opening times and rubbish collections - Christmas 2012
  • Local authority
  • News
by editor on Dec 19, 2012 - 08:45 AM
Last two 2012 steam hauled trains to run through Kent via Dover and Folkestone before Christmas
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Dec 19, 2012 - 06:55 AM
Our Buddies are waiting to help in Folkestone Hythe and Romney Marsh
  • Disabled
  • News
by editor on Dec 18, 2012 - 04:40 PM
European delegates shown leading-edge care services in Hawkinge and Ashford
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Dec 18, 2012 - 11:40 AM
Rural communities plus an Army of Kent farmers primed to tackle freezing roads
  • News
  • Weather
by editor on Dec 18, 2012 - 08:45 AM
Disgraceful vandalism forces Dover village to lock up church
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 18, 2012 - 06:45 AM
Secret Army trained to blow up Folkestone viaduct
  • News features
  • War
by editor on Dec 17, 2012 - 04:40 PM
Family tribute to man who died in Ashford quad bike collision
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Dec 17, 2012 - 04:10 PM
Armed robbery in Hythe travel agency could be linked to raid earlier in the week
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 17, 2012 - 11:50 AM
£1.1m loan helps Hythe company' create 42 jobs
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Dec 17, 2012 - 09:55 AM
Police release three men without charge following death of man outside Saga Christmas party in Folkestone
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 16, 2012 - 04:28 PM
High profile Police crackdown with undercover cops target would-be shoplifters in Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 16, 2012 - 11:50 AM
Heritage day on the buses in Bromley brings back memories - Photo
  • Transport
  • News features
by editor on Dec 16, 2012 - 07:00 AM
Nominated rescue dig at Folkestone Villa excavation may be original site of the town
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Dec 15, 2012 - 05:05 PM
Appeal launched after car rolls into ditch near Ashford
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Dec 15, 2012 - 02:25 PM
Police investigate Saga Christmas party death in Folkestone
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 15, 2012 - 11:35 AM
Shepway could slash charges and suspend seafront parking for six months a year in Folkestone
  • News
  • Parking
by editor on Dec 15, 2012 - 08:50 AM
Free Christmas parking in Dover and Deal
  • News
  • Parking
by editor on Dec 15, 2012 - 07:30 AM
Kent residents warned not to get caught out with burst pipes over Christmas and New Year
  • News
  • Utilities
by editor on Dec 14, 2012 - 05:05 PM
Minutes of a meeting of Hawkinge Town Council - 14 November 2012
  • Hawkinge Town Council
  • HTC Minutes
by editor on Dec 14, 2012 - 04:14 PM
East Kent Special Constables praised by Divisional Commander at a ceremony in Canterbury
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Dec 14, 2012 - 01:45 PM
Spectacular Hobbit evolves from slow start - A review - Now showing in Folkestone, Canterbury and Ashford
  • News
  • Film
by editor on Dec 14, 2012 - 11:40 AM
Folkestone comedy show pushes back the boundaries of comedy - Photo
  • Entertainment
  • News features
by editor on Dec 14, 2012 - 08:45 AM
£1million of lottery cash gives Dover an opportunity to be a more vibrant and exciting place
  • Politics
  • Constituency chat
by editor on Dec 14, 2012 - 06:20 AM
Labour claims shoppers could shun Hythe High Street if council fails to put brakes on parking charges
  • News
  • Parking
by editor on Dec 13, 2012 - 12:40 PM
Homeland star Damian Lewis pays visit to Ashford Wild Animal Park - Photo
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Dec 13, 2012 - 11:35 AM
No messing from council as another dog owner in Hythe is fined
  • Environment
  • News
by editor on Dec 13, 2012 - 08:50 AM
Folkestone and Hythe MP backs Chancellor continuing to focus on bringing down the large debts
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Dec 13, 2012 - 06:45 AM
CCTV images of armed robbery in Sandwich released by police
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 12, 2012 - 07:05 PM
Wow factor sets stage for Kent's Olympic legacy which could be worth a further £324 million
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Dec 12, 2012 - 05:30 PM
Dover-Calais ferry operator adds extra capacity to accommodate Christmas and New Year traffic
  • Shipping
  • News
by editor on Dec 12, 2012 - 04:15 PM
Santa in his red and white strip makes flying visit to Hawkinge Football Ground
  • Christmas
  • News
by editor on Dec 12, 2012 - 02:15 PM
French yacht skipper fined after Dover Coastguards spot him sailing the wrong way in the English Channel
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 12, 2012 - 11:10 AM
Hawkinge Carol Concert brings community together
  • Christmas
  • News
by editor on Dec 12, 2012 - 09:30 AM
Dover Town given £1million to make it an even better place to live
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Dec 12, 2012 - 06:56 AM
Mohican hairstyle baby monkey makes big impression at Canterbury wild animal park - Photo
  • Animals
  • News
by editor on Dec 11, 2012 - 04:40 PM
Jury is out after Kent County Councillors put electric car through its paces
  • Transport
  • News
by editor on Dec 11, 2012 - 03:05 PM
Inquest to open in Folkestone after man dies in Sandgate road crash
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Dec 11, 2012 - 12:37 PM
Armed robbers escape with cash after threatening travel agency staff in Sandwich with gun
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 11, 2012 - 11:50 AM
Police appeal after Ashford quad bike rider dies in collision with tree
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Dec 11, 2012 - 08:40 AM
Thousands of free tickets for My Kent Big Weekend
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Dec 11, 2012 - 07:00 AM
Folkestone & Ashford Torch Bearers receive charity cash at hospital service launch by Dame Kelly Holmes - Update - Photo
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Dec 10, 2012 - 05:30 PM
Folkestone book fair hopes to raise lots of cash for Winter Shelter
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Dec 10, 2012 - 02:08 PM
People in Kent warned not to be a tempting target for thieves this Christmas
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 10, 2012 - 11:50 AM
Folkestone Academy students help plant Christmas tree legacy
  • News
  • Christmas
by editor on Dec 10, 2012 - 09:30 AM
Quad bike rider in critical condition at Royal London Hospital
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Dec 10, 2012 - 07:03 AM
A special thank you to Prince's Trust Team in Folkestone village - Photo
  • Human interest
  • News
by editor on Dec 09, 2012 - 01:30 PM
Angry Dover and Deal MP wages campaign for reform of 'unfair' tax law
  • Politics
  • Constituency chat
by editor on Dec 09, 2012 - 11:04 AM
Group of teenage girls airlifted to safety after helicopter night search in Dover
  • Police
  • News
by editor on Dec 09, 2012 - 07:35 AM
Lucky escape for 79-year-old woman in Ashford after chip pan bursts into flames
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Dec 08, 2012 - 04:50 PM
Aladdin’s cave of recovered property in East Kent waiting to be claimed - Photos
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 08, 2012 - 02:50 PM
Local people urged to vote for Folkestone Roman Villa to win prestigious award
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Dec 08, 2012 - 10:55 AM
Christmas Steam Specials return to Sittingbourne heritage railway after 4 years - Photo
  • Out & About
  • Railways
by editor on Dec 08, 2012 - 07:40 AM
Folkestone emergency service on the button for 30 years - Photo
  • Emergency
  • News
by editor on Dec 07, 2012 - 05:15 PM
Folkestone students live the American Dream - Photo
  • News
by editor on Dec 07, 2012 - 11:40 AM
Suspected arson at garage in East Kent village
  • Fire
  • News
by editor on Dec 07, 2012 - 09:20 AM
Volunteers aim to return the Thump to the East Kent Railway near Dover by next summer
  • News
  • Railways
by editor on Dec 07, 2012 - 06:55 AM
Agenda of a meeting of Hawkinge Town Council - 12 December 2012
  • Hawkinge Town Council
  • HTC Agendas
by editor on Dec 06, 2012 - 06:30 PM
Moustache sporting teachers in Folkestone raise loads of money
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Dec 06, 2012 - 04:35 PM
Hawkinge couple celebrate Kent's sporting legends in Canterbury - Photo
  • News
by editor on Dec 06, 2012 - 11:50 AM
68-year-old man robbed at cash machine in Folkestone town centre
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 06, 2012 - 09:06 AM
If only piano from Folkestone Pavilion could talk - Photo
  • Local history
  • News
by editor on Dec 06, 2012 - 08:40 AM
More jobs created in decommissioning Dungeness 'A' nuclear power station
  • Politics
  • Commonsman
by editor on Dec 06, 2012 - 06:30 AM
95 per cent of Kent visitors give county the thumbs up
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Dec 05, 2012 - 08:55 AM
Zero-tolerance Christmas crime crackdown in Ashford
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 05, 2012 - 06:50 AM
Blondie to play Kent forest festival in 2013
  • News
  • Music
by editor on Dec 04, 2012 - 04:40 PM
Man dies and pedestrians seriously injured in horror crash on Folkestone to Hythe coast road - Update
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Dec 04, 2012 - 01:44 PM
E-fits of two men released after robbery in Folkestone
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 04, 2012 - 11:20 AM
Ashford Animal Park awarded Best Tourism Experience in South East
  • Tourism
  • News
by editor on Dec 04, 2012 - 08:45 AM
Man loses eye after fight in Folkestone pub
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 04, 2012 - 06:45 AM
A Christmas lights and laughter welcome for all the family in Hythe this week
  • Christmas
  • News
by editor on Dec 03, 2012 - 04:35 PM
Zany Comedy Duo have landed in Folkestone - Photo
  • Entertainment
  • News
by editor on Dec 03, 2012 - 11:45 AM
Police believe two burglaries in Dover and St Margaret's Bay could be linked
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 03, 2012 - 08:45 AM
Pedestrian seriously injured in London hospital after being struck by car in Ashford
  • accidents disasters
  • News
by editor on Dec 03, 2012 - 07:00 AM
Hawkinge Town Mayor and Councillors invitations, appointments and events 3 December 2012
  • News
  • HTC News
by editor on Dec 03, 2012 - 12:05 AM
Folkestone Mermaids and Seagulls celebrate by popping up again in the Old High Street
  • Business
  • News
by editor on Dec 02, 2012 - 09:00 AM
Epic diesel train journey across Kent rail network on the Canterbury Trail
  • Out & About
  • Railways
by editor on Dec 01, 2012 - 04:20 PM
Students' 'funfair' raises cash for Folkestone Rainbow Centre
  • Charity
  • News
by editor on Dec 01, 2012 - 02:30 PM
Christmas Tree Lights switch on in Dover village
  • Christmas
  • News
by editor on Dec 01, 2012 - 08:44 AM
Ashford area alert after more than 10 Land Rovers stolen
  • Crime
  • News
by editor on Dec 01, 2012 - 08:05 AM